sail-world.com
 
 
News Home Cruising Photo Gallery Video Gallery

 

Sail-World.com : Zelda wins J/109 at Skandia Cowes Week

Zelda wins J/109 at Skandia Cowes Week

'J109 fleet in action on day 7 of Skandia Cowes Week 2008'    onEdition ©    Click Here to view large photo

The J/109 fleet started from the Royal Yacht Squadron line for the final day of Class racing at Skandia Cowes Week.

Zelda (Ben Richards/Michael Ewart-Smith) had the best start and tacked off heading for the mainland shore, closely followed by Mojito (Gary & Sasha Fry), Stalker (Steven Tapper) and Beth (Christopher Sharples/Richard Acland) for the beat to Aquaspec.

Hugging the mainland shore gave the advantage to those whose depth gauges were properly calibrated. A spinnaker hoist and run across to Elephant saw J-Dream (David & Kirsty Apthorp) move up through the fleet to round in 5th place.

A beat back across the Solent saw Red Arrow (RAFSA supported by the RAF Benevolent Fund) strengthen their second place behind Zelda. A further run back to the Island saw Shiva (Matt Boyle) sail low and judge the mark rounding perfectly, but this excellence was too late for them to catch the leaders.

A final beat back to Peters & May allowed J-Dream to catch Red Arrow. Two evenly matched spinnaker hoists saw these two boats trade places for the entire run to Gurnard and down The Green to finish at Alpha. The top three boats were split by a total of 14 seconds.

The J/109 UK Class will race on Saturday for the Royal Southern Yacht Club Challenge Trophy.

Friday Race Results:
1st – Zelda (Ben Richards/Michael Ewart-Smith)
2nd – J-Dream (David & Kirsty Apthorp)
3rd – Red Arrow (RAFSA)Juke Box (Brian Moreton)
4th – Shiva (Matt Boyle)
5th – Jahmali (Mike & Sarah Wallis)

J/109 - Overall Results with one discard:

1 ZELDA 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 3.0 7.0 1.0 8.00
2 SHIVA 4.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 5.0 4.0 15.00
3 JOHNNY BLUE II 5.0 4.5 7.0 3.0 8.0 1.0 10.0 28.50
4 JAHMALI 22.0 6.0 5.0 8.0 2.0 4.0 5.0 30.00
5 JUKE BOX 10.0 7.0 4.0 4.0 5.0 3.0 15.0 33.00
6 OFFBEAT 2.0 4.5 9.0 7.0 9.0 17.0 8.0 39.50
7 BETH 3.0 11.0 6.0 11.0 4.0 11.0 6.0 41.00
8 RED ARROW 17.0 3.0 40.0 5.0 19.0 2.0 3.0 49.00
9 J-DREAM 21.0 8.0 8.0 6.0 6.0 40.0 2.0 51.00
10 JAMBO! 19.0 9.0 3.0 10.0 14.0 6.0 19.0 61.00




by J109 media

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.sail-world.com/index.cfm?nid=47458

9:19 AM Sat 9 Aug 2008 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on


Related News Stories:

10 Aug 2008  Skandia Cowes Week - 2008 Final Overall Results
09 Aug 2008  Skandia Cowes Week - Final day
09 Aug 2008  Skandia Cowes Week daily round up
09 Aug 2008  Ian Williams wins SB3 event at Cowes Week
09 Aug 2008  Skandia Cowes Week - Day 6 Overall Results
08 Aug 2008  Light winds for penultimate day Skandia Cowes Week
08 Aug 2008  Kerry Gruson awarded Liz Earle Ladies Day Trophy
08 Aug 2008  Skandia Cowes Week - day 6 overall results
07 Aug 2008  Liz Earle Ladies Day at Skandia Cowes Week
07 Aug 2008  Skandia Cowes Week - Overall positions after day 5
MORE STORIES ...

News - USA and the World





Big Boat Series - It's not the size, it's the length by Erik Simonson, Pressure-Drop.US,




























470 Men and Women Worlds - Champs take over leaderboard by 470 International Association Class,


































AWT Hatteras Wave Jam action commences on day 3
Rolex Big Boat Series: Images from San Francisco - Final Day
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Watch medal races live here
Hobie 16 Open North American Championships and Pan Am Games qualifier
ISAF Sailing World Championship - Videos from Santander
ISAF Sailing Worlds: Buckingham into Medal Race, 470's stay consistent
470 Men and Women Worlds - Vadlau and Ogar into pole position
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Defending champion on top
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Strong competition for RS:X fleets
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Big breeze on day 6 + Video
ISAF Sailing Worlds, Santander - Buckingham into Laser Medal Race
U.S. Multihull Championship - Hobie Alter Trophy to be decided
ISAF Sailing Worlds - The kind of form most sailors only dream about
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Quantum Racing ahead of target
ISAF Worlds Santander - 19 Rio 2016 Laser Radial spots awarded
Santander 2014 ISAF Worlds - 21 broadcasters to take live coverage
Rolex Swan Cup - Looking forward to the next 30 years
America’s Cup: The Future is foiling – AC45s to be modified
Volvo Ocean Race: Win a stopover trip by designing an ECsix T-Shirt
Red Bull 49erFX: On the eve of the Worlds in Santander
America's Cup: Ben Ainslie Racing launches partnership with Yamaha   
2014 Chicago Match Cup - Starts tomorrow   
Rio 2016 Daylight the issue for Olympic sailing regatta   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - USA 470's and Lasers battle at top   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander - Day 5 video highlights   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Santander images by Jesús Renedo   
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - No action on day 2   
470 Men and Women Worlds - Game on for Olympic Qualification   
ISAF Sailing World Championships: Finns off to slow start in Santander   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - Seesaw Day 5 in Santander + Video   
ISAF Sailing World Championships - 470 sailors shine in Santander   
Royal Cup Marina Ibiza - Kiwi Ray Davies returns to TP52 fleet   
Starboard Hatteras Wave Jam - No windsurfing action on day 1   
A complete recap of the most successful Melges 20 World Championship   
Rolex Big Boat Series - Prizegiving images by Chuck Lantz   
ISAF Santander - Upwards path for Austrian women's 470 crew + video   
18ft skiffs: Carnage compilation from the glory days of the Grand Prix   
ISAF Worlds: Video from the British Sailing Team   
Bart's Bash expected to set new records this weekend   
PWA Cold Hawaii World Cup - Marcilio Browne wins Super Session   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/FaceBook-icon.png  http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW US
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT